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Use this tag when seeking software recommendations to relay instant text messages over the Internet, either between individual or to a private or public group.

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Website live chat app with WhatsApp integration

Is there a live customer chat app that has WhatsApp integration? For example, I will go to that sales website and ask something in live support with my mobile number. Then they will answer me via ...
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Message UI for Windows Phone 8

I'm trying to write a messaging app for Windows Phone 8, but I'm having some problems: I have to design the chat page (the one with the bubbles), but I would not like to rewrite or reinvent that, so ...
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Kaomoji search engine

Kaomoji is a powerful way to add expressiveness to characters-only conversations: (*_*) ^_^' m(__)m (^▽^)ノ (^。^@)/ ヽ(^^)(^^)ノ♪ _| ̄|○ \(^0^)人(^0^)/ (゜゜)(。。) (≧へ≦) (-_-メ) ...
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Type to select friend in Pidgin buddy list

I use Pidgin for chat. Finding a friend in the list is quite painful. Even though friends are listed alphabetically, that does not help much, especially with kanji characters. I would like to have a ...
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Skype plugin for sending rich formatted text

When I paste Rich Text Format or HTML text in Linc it will send as it is. Skype instead will loose the formatting. Is there any plugin that prevents the lost of formatting and allows skype to send ...
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Looking for a real-time in-app messaging service that also acts as our primary app & web customer support system

We're currently using HelpShift within our app to provide customer support in this manner (live chat style). It's a fine system for the most part, but their support and service are severely lacking so ...
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ChatBot with HTTP routing capabilities

I got a simple idea around an automated issue agent and I would like to put it into real world. It should be a ChatBot application that will get requests sent by another application (say Rest HTTP ...
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Camouflaged chat app for Android (does not look like a chat app)

I have a scenario where a client needs to have an app to chat with someone without anyone else being able to know, cursorily, that an app is a communication app or has the ability to provide ...
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Replacing Discourse and Slack with a single platform?

(Initially posted in Community Building but it was recommended I post here too.) TL;DR: Are there tools/platforms that can replace both Discourse (forums for end users) and Slack (chat for developers)...
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Instant chat for self-hosting

I am looking for a software that allows to create chat rooms instantly once created, it needs just a URL to log in, no password chat sessions are deleted automatically after a defined period of ...
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Chat history database

I frequently use chat and similar means of communication with friends, teammates and other people. But I use a variety of programs and sites to do so, like Skype, Whatsapp, a few social networks, SMSs ...
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Looking for IM Client that meets certain criteria

I used to be an avid user of Trillian, but they currently don't support group chats for Google and that's a deal breaker for me. So I'm currently looking for a new app (or combination of apps) that ...
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Any voice-supported alternative for Google Talk?

As you know GoogleTalk has been discontinued recently. Is there any alternative which support voice on Windows to communicate with other gmail users? Supporting video-chat is a bonus feature. (the ...
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Cross-platform LAN messenger with chatlog server

I am looking for a LAN messenger with the following features Cross-platform (Windows and Mac OS X at least) Text chat of course Conference chat Text search in chat history. Unlike Spark, the search ...
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Chat environment that can interpret programming code

I am looking for a simple chat environment, were users can talk to each other, but at the same time write code in a programming language (maybe Python or Ruby or Bash, whatever). Is there any way I ...
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Android chat app that lets me chat via 2+ Yahoo IM accounts

Looking for Android chat app that lets me chat via 2+ Yahoo IM accounts. Motivation: I used IMO for this, and they are discontinuing their support for 3rd party chat. Frankly, IMO's features were "...
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Team communication tool combining the advantages of Slack and Co-Meeting

I am looking for a team communication tool combining the advantages of Slack and Co-Meeting. Absolute requirements: All content invisible to outsiders. Anyone with a "@mygroup.com" email can join my ...
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Telegram and Skype replacements for voice chat groups with no limits on Windows

I am looking for Telegram and Skype replacements for voice chat groups with no limits on Windows. "No limits" means I want to join some public groups for chat. It seems Telegram and Skype ...
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ChatGPT clients on Android, and storing and sharing conversations

I have started to use ChatGPT to answer my questions, without getting distracted (by search results, and advertisements). This is relatively effective on Android applications such as the new version ...
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(Video) communication software/dashboard for elderly people

I recently came across this product: KOMP. It is a display that (elderly) people can put in their homes and their family members can "control" it remotely with their phones. So even if my grandparents ...
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Screen sharing with video and ability for users to draw on screen

I am looking for a combination of the features in Slack and Google Hangout: In table form: +------------------------------------------------+-------+-----------------+----+ | ...
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Which tool can I use to automate chatbot testing?

Currently we are working on a chatbot messenger which is integrated with Microsoft Teams. We need to perform automation testing on the chatbot messenger. What tool should we use for chatbot automation ...
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Chat app on mobile phones were users can be anonymous and any two can chat privately

I am looking for a chat app on Android and iOS where users join a public room anonymously (no phone number or authentication is required) and chat. If two users want to chat privately, they can chat ...
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Reputable and reliable web service that integrates email + chat similar to Gmail/Hangouts?

Google has been fumbling again and again in recent weeks. Just now, it opened a stupid "upload your profile picture" window that wouldn't go away because apparently the UI doesn't understand what the ...
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serverless chat client that works across subnets?

I'm looking for a Linux (CentOS 7) based chat application that I can use to simply send chat messages directly to an IP address (on a machine that's running the same client). I want to avoid ...
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Is there a slack integration or app which provides running HTML+CSS+JS code snippets?

I have recently set my students with hipchat just because I liked an integration on hipchat called HTMLCanvas. But unfortunately this integration does not allow including external JavaScript libraries ...
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Multiplatform messaging app with offline message support

I'm looking for a messaging app with the following requisites: multiplatform (Android, Linux, Windows) supports offline messages (If I send a message to someone that is offline, the receiver should ...
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Open-Source alternative for Adobe Connect

I wish to run a server and a service for holding some webinars and remote class. But for many reasons I prefer to just you open-source software or online services. The features I am looking for are: ...
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Community Messaging Web Application

I run a small online volunteer community (~700 users) that organizes and manages community cleanup dates in my area. We are looking for a messaging platform we can roll into our existing website (as a ...
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LAN messenger to chat between computers connected to different routers

We had been using IPMSG to chat and transfer files. Now the computer are connected to a different router. Let's say computer A is connected to router 192.168.123.1 and computer B to router 192.168.0....
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chatting/video calling app using Openfire 4.0.1

I am looking for a multi platform program (majorly win 7), which i can run using Openfire 4.0.1 server for the following uses: Instant Messaging Audio calling Video calling User online or offline ...
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Stack Exchange chatroom bridge for a desktop chat interface

I was wondering if anyone had a way to take a StackExchange chatroom and create some kind of a bridge to a desktop chat interface like Pidgin. I would like it to meet the following requirements, ...
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Self host private chat room server

What are my options for hosting a private chat room server for <10 people (my family)? Should I use a web server in combination with a chat component? Or an IRC server with a web interface ...
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Need a Campfire-quality integrated chat system for a large site

I'd like to integrate a chatroom product/service into a typical PHP web app with thousands of users. We need (ideally): Private rooms with unique URLs Can invite other users Users can access full ...
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Instant messaging with threads

When talking with a friend over Jabber, it's sometimes hard to understand to which message was he responding to. Other times, we're even having multiple conversations at the same time, which is even ...
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Well known free Javascript (assistance) chat for integrating in a webapp

I am developing a webapp for the sales department of my company, and I would like to integrate a chat to allow them asking for direct technical support from us developers. My constraints are the ...
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Open source Custom Chatbot project

I am looking for an open source chatbot project that can be self-hosted. The project should provide UI such that it lets the user design the flow of questions and answers. It should also provide UI to ...
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All-in-one linux messenger

The question: What's your preferred linux application that centralizes the major chat applications (WhatsApp, Telegram, Signal, etc.) into one? Further details What kind of application are you looking ...
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Android chat app that stores messages in plain text

I am looking for an Android instant messaging app that stores all chat messages in plain text format in my phone's internal storage or SD card. The availability of messages in plain text format is ...
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Is there a WhatsApp library like Sulla, but for Python?

As the title has described. I am looking for a "standard" way (i.e. not handling the http requests myself but with classes and methods to do so) to perform WhatsApp actions automatically ...
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Python's Chatbot library

I'm searching for a simple way to clone myself from whatsapp conversation into a chatbot. I've tried nmt-chatbot and chatterbot , but i had problem with both reggarding the accuracy of the answers. So ...
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Free comment system

I have built an app and want to implement a comment service. Now my app is very simple and has no data storage server so I cant have those comment saved on my end. What I want is a free chat service ...
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Is there any framework like live helper chat in Python?

Looking for only an open-source framework having ADMIN panel with modern UI and automated replies. Found chatterbot but it doesn't have all the features of live helper chat like Admin Panel which is ...
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Video chat between two physical rooms without internet

So I am a psychologist who would like to (without using the internet) chat with a client in the next room. The only requirements would be they hear and see me and I hear and see them. That is it! I ...
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App for designing conversations

I'm looking for a simple app that can be used to design a conversation with someone. Ideally, I would like it shaped like messenger but where I can fill in the cloud boxes for both parties, or for ...
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SMS / Messages / iMessage alternative for all platforms?

Been having trouble with Apple's iMessage / Messages.app / SMS system. I work between several Apple devices/computers and some Windows and Linux systems. The problem I have is two fold: 1) Apple is ...
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Do you know any video chat room providers with WebAPI?

I want to be able to programmatically create a video chat room and send its link to a customer, so he will be able to chat with an employee. I've been looking for a provider of such service but didn't ...
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Jabber Client Not Affiliated With A Particular Registrar?

The jabber clients I've downloaded try to get me to register with their website rather than my own ejabberd server. I don't want to do that. I've got my own website and my own ejabberd running there ...
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Simple chat application with canned answers

I am setting up a remote event and I am looking for a solution so that the remote person can communicate with me as they cannot talk or type text. The person at the other end can touch prompts on a ...
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Virtualized list in pure JS

I am looking for virtualized list library, created to work in vanilla JS, that supports variable height of row/item in list. Sticky items (like position: sticky) support is also welcome. There must ...
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